Welcome to the iPhoneForums tutorial on how to re-restore your non-A4 device to a 5.x firmware using SHSH Blobs and redsn0w! redsn0w continues to evolve to be far more than just a jailbreak tool, and the latest iteration delivers something the community has been eagerly anticipating since the release of IOS6. iPhone4S owners can now re-restore their devices to previous versions of 5.x firmware provided they have saved SHSH Blobs. Before this tool was released, it was only possible to restore to IOS 6.0. This tutorial will demonstrate the re-restore of an iPhone4S from 5.1.1 to 5.1.1. The tool however will support the installation of ANY IOS 5.x firmware from ANY 5.x firmware version currently installed, provided you have the necessary blobs. Preparation In order to re-restore your device you will need a copy of the version of IOS you with to restore to. In this example it is 5.1.1 for the iPhone4S. You can download the files you need from our handy thread. Make sure you pick the right files for your specific device - http://www.iphoneforums.net/forum/i...ple-ios-firmware-download-links-iphone-17213/ Next, you need to download the latest version of redsn0w from the iPhone dev-team blog here - Dev-Team Blog You will need at least version 0.9.15b1 or newer. Let's Re-Restore! 1. Connect your iPhone to your PC and shut down iTunes, if it automatically launches. 2. Launch redsn0w on your computer and select the "Extras" option (Don't forget to run the executable as an "Administrator" if you are using a Windows PC) 3. Press the "Even More" button 4. Press "Restore" 5. Press "IPSW" 6. Select the firmware file you with to re-restore, which you downloaded when preparing for this tutorial 7. If redsn0w cannot find your blobs automatically, use the "Local" or "Remote" buttons help identify them) HEED THE WARNING ABOUT YOUR BASEBAND! Remember, don't do this if you rely on a software or hardware unlock solution unless you know you are safe to proceed! 8. Marvel as redsn0w works it's magic 9. Congratulations! Your iPhone has now been re-restored to clean factory fresh IOS 5.1.1 (or whichever firmware you have chosen to re-restore with this method). Optionally, if you also want to re-jailbreak the device... 10. Once you complete the setup Wizard on your iPhone, go back to the main menu on redsn0w, and press "Jailbreak" 11. A few seconds later you will have a freshly restored device with a clean new jailbreak There you have it. Re-restoration on the iPhone4S!